adrenergic agent

ad·re·ner·gic a·gent

(adrĕ-nĕrjik ājĕnt)
A drug that mimics the action of the sympathetic nervous system.
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2] adrenergic agent albuterol (71%), the anticholinergic agent atropine (58%), and the histamine [H.
Phentermine is an adrenergic agent, the chief side effects of which are tremulousness, jitteriness, anxiety, dry mouth, and mild insomnia.
Intravenous fluids are the first step in resuscitation, but often an intravenous adrenergic agent as a continuous infusion is added as the next step.
Atomoxetine, a nonstimulant adrenergic agent, appeared effective for pediatric attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, both in short- and long-term studies, according to posters presented at a meeting of the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Ma-huang is a natural source of ephedrine, an adrenergic agent.
It must be remembered that the later adrenergic agents (albuterol, bitolterol, pirbuterol, levalbuterol, salmeterol, formoterol, and arformoterol) are much more beta 2 specific than previous agents such as epinephrine and isoetherine.
15) Alpha-2 adrenergic agents has got another advantage in prevention of shivering in the postoperative period due to intraoperative hypothermia.
Over these years, he visited the emergency room 18 times, requiring drainage of the corpus cavernosa and irrigation with alpha adrenergic agents in 10 of these visits.
Glucagon causes an intracellular increase in cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) levels by mechanisms independent of b adrenergic agents.
Connor (University of Connecticut Health Center) and Meltzer (University of Massachusetts Medical School) review the pharmacodynamics, indications, dosage, metabolism, and interactions of the stimulants, antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, and adrenergic agents sometimes prescribed to children and adolescents.
In studies with a younger population, anticholinergic agents seem to be effective for urge incontinence, but the effect of adrenergic agents in a younger population is unclear, and has never been investigated in men.